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September 30, 2014
UCSF is poised at “a key inflection point” in its history and must be prepared to swing in new directions, Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, said in his inaugural State of the University speech on Sept. 30.
September 30, 2014
A year ahead of schedule, UCSF has met the unprecedented fundraising challenge set by Sir Michael Moritz and Harriet Heyman to raise $5 million from 500 donors for the Discovery Fellows Program, which supports basic science PhD education.
September 24, 2014
UCSF's John Ziegler, MD, MSc, has won the 2014 Burkitt Medal, an award given by Trinity College Dublin to recognize people who embody “integrity, compassion and dedication."
September 24, 2014
A clinical trial led by UC San Francisco has found that when pregnant women are educated about their choices on prenatal genetic testing, the number of tests actually drops, even when the tests are offered with no out-of-pocket costs.
September 19, 2014
More than a hundred colleagues, family and friends gathered Monday to celebrate Peter Walter, PhD, the recipient of the 2014 Lasker Basic Medical Research Award, one of the most prestigious honors in science and medicine.
September 18, 2014
This fall, UCSF welcomes 999 new students. Check out an infographic highlighting some fun facts about this new crop of future clinicians and researchers.
September 18, 2014
What makes a good teacher? When it comes to dealing with life and death, a great teacher looks beyond the classroom to empower students who will be making critical decisions. Here are some ways that's happening at UCSF.
September 18, 2014
The UCSF Bridges Curriculum Redesign is aiming to address the ever-widening gap between what medical students are being taught and what they need to learn to function as modern physicians.
September 17, 2014
To diagnose painful kidney stones in hospital emergency rooms, CT scans are no better than less-often-used ultrasound exams, according to a clinical study conducted at 15 medical centers.
September 15, 2014
UCSF researchers have used brain scans to predict how young children learn to read, giving clinicians a possible tool to spot children with dyslexia and other reading difficulties before they experience reading challenges.

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